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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Yewande and Olaniyi – Traditional Wedding in the Countryside

Yewande and Olaniyi are a couple who live in the USA but had a traditional wedding ceremony in their hometown in Okeagbe. They invited me to come spend a couple of days with them and document their ceremony. The drive from Lagos took about 6hrs, but it was very scenic and the time flew by […]

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Bukky and Lanre – A wedding in sunny Dallas, TX

This was my final event covered in the USA last year and what an event it was. I had only just purchased the Canon EF 24mm 1.4 II L so this was the wedding where I would try out some new compositions. At first I was quite concerned that the lighting in the banquet hall […]

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Esana and David’s shoot

Before their wedding I decided to do a shoot to get a good handle of their personality in front of the camera. Suffice to say it was a very good shoot and the rain didn’t stop us.

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David and Esana’s Civil ceremony and blessing

The true story about a photo comes to life when it is put in context. I have been working on putting together a portfolio of images for my website and iPad. I started by just putting up the best images that I thought would represent my work but I found myself struggling a bit. I […]

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Tami and Nicholas – White Wedding in Maryland, USA

Ok, so I didn’t return to the UK as I originally intended on Thursday but I am going back tomorrow. I feel like I’ve missed out on so many things while I’ve been away, more specifically the snow (no complaints there). While my time in Nigeria and the USA have been great I must say […]

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